Vandeveer Family History

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Vandeveer Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian (van de Veer(e)): from Middle Dutch vere ‘ferry’, topographic name for someone who lived by a ferry, occupational name for a ferryman, or habitational name from any of numerous places in the Netherlands and Flanders named with this word.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Vanderveer, Vandaveer, Vandermeer, Vanderveen, Vanderbeek, Vanderwerf

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Vandeveer Family Origin

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Vandeveer Family Occupations

What did your Vandeveer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Vandeveer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Vandeveer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Vandeveer family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vandeveer.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Vandeveer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Vandeveer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vandeveer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vandeveer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Vandeveer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Vandeveer. For the veterans among your Vandeveer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vandeveer Life Expectancy

What is the average Vandeveer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Vandeveer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Vandeveer in 1955 was 52, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vandeveer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vandeveer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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